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Configure the Performance Monitor Display

Applies To: Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2012, Windows Vista

Membership in the local Performance Log Users or Administrators group, or equivalent, is the minimum required to complete this procedure.

To configure the Performance Monitor display

  1. Right-click in the Performance Monitor display area and click Properties .

  2. Make the desired configuration changes.

  3. To see the effect of your changes without re-opening the Properties dialog box, you can click Apply after any modification.

  4. When you are finished, click OK .

You can save the information in your current Performance Monitor display as a web page or an image.

To save the current Performance Monitor display as a web page

  1. Right-click in the Performance Monitor display area and click Save Settings As .

  2. Choose a directory where you want to save the file.

  3. Type a name for the saved display file, and then click OK .

To save the current Performance Monitor display as an image

  1. Right-click in the Performance Monitor display area and click Save Image As .

  2. Choose a directory where you want to save the file.

  3. Type a name for the saved display file, and then click OK .

Additional considerations

  • You can also access Performance Monitor properties by pressing Ctrl+Q, or by clicking the Properties button in the toolbar.

  • If there are no counters in the current display, you can open the Add Counters dialog box by selecting the Data tab and clicking Add .

  • You can open log files or log databases from the Performance Monitor properties in the Source tab. It is possible to open multiple log files simultaneously. For more information about log data, see Working with Performance Logs.

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